- This museum devoted to the life of composer and pianist Alexander Skriabin. Opened to the public in 1922, the museum occupies the first floor of a two-story mansion in the Arbat. The museum is a repository of the elite composer's personal belongings, among them pieces of furniture, his grand piano, books, manuscripts, letters. This was where Skriabin composed Sonatas Numbers 8, 9, 10, the, 'Poem to the Flame', five preludes of op. 74, and sketches of, 'The First Act'. The museum is a popular destination for Russian intellectuals and foreign tourists. Excursions are available in English.
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